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Historical Events In 1609

Monday, 20 May 2019

Jan 21   Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 in the year 1609.  

Jan 31   Wisselbank of Amsterdam established in the year 1609.  

Feb 07   Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 10   John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier in the year 1609.  

Feb 18   Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) in the year 1609.  

Feb 28   In the year 1609 paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

Mar 12   Bermuda becomes an English colony on this day in history.  

Mar 16   Michael Franck, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1609 frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist  

Mar 21   In the year 1609 jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68)  

Mar 22   John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) in the year 1609.  

Mar 25   Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co on this day in history.  

Apr 05   Daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa on this day in history.  

Apr 06   Henry Hudson sails 'Half Moon' up Hudson River to site of Albany; searching for North West Passage for Dutch East India Company in the year 1609.  

Apr 09   Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  

May 20   Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.  

May 26   Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried in the year 1609.  

Jun 17   Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians on this day in history.  

Jul 06   Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion in the year 1609.  

Jul 09   Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion in the year 1609.  

Jul 10   Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League in the year 1609.  

Jul 15   Annibale Carracci, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion  

Jul 20   On this day in history federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69  

Jul 27   Heinrich Pape, composer in the year 1609.  

Jul 28   On this day in history admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda  

Jul 28   Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised in the year 1609.  

Aug 07   Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1609.  

Aug 08   On this day in history venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope  

Aug 25   On this day in history galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers  

Aug 25   On this day in history galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers  

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Famous Birthdays In 1609

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 10   In the year 1609 birth of john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier  

Feb 18   On this day in history birth of edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)  

Mar 16   In the year 1609 birth of michael Franck, composer  

Mar 18   On this day in history birth of frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist  

Mar 21   Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 22   On this day in history birth of john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)  

May 16   On this day in history birth of ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  

Jul 27   On this day in history birth of heinrich Pape, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1609

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549) died in the year 1609.  

Feb 28   On this day in history paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

Mar 25   On this day in history death of olaus Martini, Swedish Archbishop of Uppsala (b. 1557)  

Apr 04   In the year 1609 death of charles de L'Ecluse, Flemish botanist (b. 1526)  

May 15   Giovanni Croce, Italian composer (b. 1557) died in the year 1609.  

May 26   On this day in history death of cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  

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